New York City, New York 10104
Mr. Richetti focuses his practice on intellectual property disputes, including patents, unfair competition, and misappropriation of trade secrets. He has litigated more than 40 IP cases representing clients in district courts throughout the United States, as well as at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. A significant portion of his practice is also devoted to representing clients in a variety of post grant procedures at the United States Patent and Trademark Office, including Inter Partes Review proceedings and ex parte reexaminations. Mr. Richetti also assists clients with licensing, right-to-use and infringement studies, validity and enforceability review, due diligence for the purchase or sale of intellectual property assets, and management and development of patent portfolios.
Mr. Richetti represents clients across a broad range of technologies, including: wireless communication systems (such as Bluetooth, WiFi, and RFID), smart phone technology, touch screen devices, MEMS devices, paging and cellular systems, modems, computer networks, internet-related technologies (such as E-commerce, websites, authentication systems and online advertising), computer hardware and software (such as microprocessors, flash and non-volatile memory, operating systems and mobile-phone applications), remote and virtual back-up systems, gaming, linear and digital integrated circuits, semiconductor technology, pre-paid cards, avionics equipment, HD Radio, GPS-related technology, car stereos and electric motors.
Mr. Richetti’s undergraduate degree is in electrical engineering.
|Areas of Practice||1) Intellectual Property and 2) Commercial Litigation|
|Law School||Hofstra University School of Law, J.D., 1998|
|Education||Polytechnic Institute of NY-Brooklyn, B.S.E.E., 1995|
|Bar Member / Association||New York State Bar Association|
|Most recent firm||Bryan Cave LLP|
Benjamin P. Smith is a partner in Morgan Lewis's Litigation Practice. He is a trial lawyer with a particular focus on high-stakes disputes in the biotechnology, medical device, and internet industries.